Athens school information

IndexAthensGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores81%84%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,17679,235
Total private schoolsn/a51524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1947,965

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  • The average school test scores in Athens are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Athens.
  • 82.6% of people in Athens have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Athens have completed high school.
  • 39.3% of people in Athens have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Athens

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  • Alps Road Elementary School200 Alps RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 428 · Ratio: 10:171
  • Barnett Shoals Elementary School3220 Barnett Shoals RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 503 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Barrow Elementary School100 Pinecrest DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 46 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School1600 Tallassee RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 587 · Ratio: 12:178
  • Cedar Shoals High School1300 Cedar Shoals DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,535 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Chase Street Elementary School757 N Chase StGrades: PK - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 12:191
  • Clarke Central High School350 S Milledge AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,506 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Clarke Middle School1235 Baxter StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 552 · Ratio: 12:181
  • Classic City High School440 Dearing ExtGrades: 09 - 12Students: 118 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Coile Middle School110 Old Elberton RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 582 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Fowler Drive Elementary School400 Fowler DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 10:179
  • Gaines Elementary School280 Gaines School RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 593 · Ratio: 13:167
  • Hilsman Middle School870 Gaines School RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 705 · Ratio: 12:182
  • Howard B. Stroud Elementary School715 Fourth StGrades: PK - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 11:174
  • Judia Jackson Harris Elementary2300 Danielsville RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 12:180
  • Kings Bridge Middle School1630 New Kings Bridge RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 38 · Ratio: 13:190
  • Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School1150 Oglethorpe AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 573 · Ratio: 11:175
  • Rutland Psychoeducational ProgramOglethorpe AvenueGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • South Jackson Elementary School8144 Jefferson RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 546 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Timothy Elementary School1900 Timothy RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 499 · Ratio: 13:185
  • Whit Davis Road Elementary School1450 Whit Davis RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 624 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Whitehead Road Elementary School500 Whitehead RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 665 · Ratio: 14:182

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Education level achieved in Athens

IndexAthensGeorgiaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%81.6%83.8%
Completed high school81.4%80.1%82.4%
Completed some college63.4%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.6%35.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors39.3%28.3%29.3%
Completed masters19.7%10.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.1%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Athens (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jefferson, GA9,63096%41%
Comer, GA1,32095%40%
Bishop, GA27895%40%
Watkinsville, GA2,88195%39%
Hull, GA17892%35%
Athens, GA118,51481%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Allentown, PA118,79362%8%
Vallejo, CA118,07841%40%
Midland, TX119,40982%20%
Beaumont, TX117,54387%27%
Santa Clara, CA119,52558%14%
Athens, GA118,51481%19%
Source: The Athens, GA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.